Neuroscience is one of the most rapidly growing disciplines in science and society today. Due to its interdisciplinary nature, it draws on skills from anatomy, chemistry, electrical engineering, genetics, math, psychology, economics, and philosophy among others. Students in diverse fields can benefit from neuroscience through this minor.
Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.
For policies governing all undergraduate programs, see AP.5 Undergraduate Policies.
Total credits: 21-22
Students should refer to the Admissions & Policies tab for specific policies related to this minor.
Students must complete at least 21 credits of coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00.
|BIOL 213||Cell Structure and Function (Mason Core)||4|
|PSYC 373||Biopsychology Laboratory||2|
|PSYC 375||Brain and Sensory Processes||3|
|PSYC 376||Brain and Behavior||3|
|NEUR 327||Cellular Neuroscience||3|
|NEUR 335||Developmental and Systems Neuroscience||3|
|Choose one from the following: 1||3-4|
|Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|Introduction to Neuroscience (Mason Core)|
|Cellular Neuroscience Lab|
|RS: Laboratory Methods in Behavioral Neuroscience|
|Zebrafish Neurodevelopment Laboratory|
|Lab Investigations Using Voltage Clamp Electrophysiology|
|Current Topics in Neuroscience|
|Seminar in Neuroscience|
|Sleep and Circadian Rhythms (Mason Core)|
|Independent Study in Neuroscience|
|Special Topics in Neuroscience|
|Current Neuroscience Research in Germany (Mason Core)|
|Biological Bases of Alzheimer's Disease|
Any other NEUR course
Elective courses not on this list must be approved by the director of the program.